Journals

ASPEN journals provide the latest research, reviews, and perspectives on clinical nutrition and are regarded by ASPEN members as the most valuable membership benefit.

Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

JPEN is the premier journal of scientific research on nutrition and metabolic support. It publishes original, peer-reviewed studies and clinical content presenting developments and advances in optimizing the care of patients receiving enteral or intravenous therapies. Published eight times a year, JPEN is the leading science-based resource on clinical nutrition for healthcare professionals.

Access to JPEN                Listen to Journal Podcast               Earn CE Credits with JPEN 


Nutrition in Clinical Practice

NCP is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary publication that provides a practical focus on the delivery of specialized nutrition support. Each issue has comprehensive reviews, clinical research, case observations, and papers by healthcare practitioners and experts in the field of nutrition. NCP is published six times a year.

Access to NCP                   Listen to Journal Podcast             Earn CE Credits with NCP 


Subscription to Journals

  • ASPEN members have complimentary access to JPEN and NCP. Join ASPEN.
  • Non-members can purchase annual subscriptions to JPEN and NCP.
  • Group access to JPEN and NCP is available for institutions.


Journal CE Program

Earn valuable continuing education (CE) credits by reading selected articles in JPEN and NCP and successfully passing corresponding knowledge assessments. Log in to the ASPEN eLearning Center at nutritioncare.org/elearning to access the articles and tests/evaluations, as well as the process for claiming your CE credit.  

The Journal CE Program is free to ASPEN members. Non-members can participate for a fee. 


Journal Club

ASPEN’s Journal Club is a great way to spur discussion about current literature from the field. Join an already established Journal Club or form a club of your own at work, through your ASPEN chapter, or at your university.

Start a Journal Club          JPEN Journal Club Articles


Guidance for Journal Publication